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30.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: Russian and Chinese activities in the Arctic must be closely monitored

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu discussed the Arctic policy of the European Union on the second day of the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich) held in Helsinki. “Geopolitical developments in the Arctic have an impact on Europe as a whole,” said Reinsalu. “Russian and Chinese...
29.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s Ambassador to China presented his credentials

Yesterday 28 August, Estonia’s Ambassador to China Andres Unga presented his credentials to the President of China Xi Jinping. During the conversation following the ceremony, President Xi and Ambassador Unga discussed bilateral as well as regional affairs. Ambassador Unga forwarded President...
29.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: We cannot continue as only fire fighters against hybrid threats

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu emphasised at the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich) held in Helsinki that our approach to hybrid threats should be more comprehensive. According to Reinsalu, EU member states are increasingly more aware of the need to deal with hybrid threats...
29.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

The 25th anniversary of the withdrawal of Russian troops from Estonia will be celebrated with fireworks in Tallinn

31 August will mark 25 years since the day when, according to the July Treaties, Russian troops were withdrawn from Estonian territory. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will mark the occasion with a fireworks display at 21:10 in Governor’s Garden (Kuberneri aed) in Tallinn. The withdrawal of Russian...
29.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu is in Helsinki for the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers

Today and tomorrow, 29-30 August, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu will attend the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich), taking place in Helsinki as part of Finland’s presidency of the Council of the European Union. The meeting will begin with a joint working lunch with EU ministers...
28.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Today, 28 August Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is visiting Estonia. They discussed bilateral relations, security cooperation and relations between the European Union and Turkey. „Turkey is our important partner in security policy issues...
27.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Romania Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra presented her credentials

Today 27 August, Estonia’s new Ambassador to Romania Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra officially presented her credentials to President Klaus Werner Iohannis. The Ambassador resides in Bucharest. At the discussion following the official ceremony, Ambassador Kressel Vinciguerra and President Iohannis...
26.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: Estonia and allies condemn the presidential election held in occupied Abkhazia

In a joint statement, Estonia, Finland, Canada, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and United States of America express their continued support for Georgia’s territorial integrity. According to Foreign Minister...
23.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu thanked the signatories of the Baltic Appeal

Today 23 August, on the 40th anniversary of the Baltic Appeal, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu presented the signatories of the appeal with ceremonial plaques of appreciation. They were presented to Mart Niklus and Enn Tarto, and Erik Udam and Endel Ratas were remembered. “Forty years ago,...
23.08.2019|Foreign Ministry

Joint Statement by Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania on the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

The Foreign Ministers of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania signed a joint statement to mark the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. The statement aims to remember the victims of totalitarian regimes. 23 August will mark the 80th anniversary of the signing...

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